Parkland Press

Friday, November 22, 2019
PRESS PHOTOS BY LOU WHEELANDSouth Whitehall Police Community Relations Officer Jason Grozier finishes recording data for EZ Child ID for township residents Casey Malore, 1, and dad, Michael, at Get Prepared Parkland at Parkland High School. The program creates a DVD with the child’s information and a paper with their fingerprints. Nothing is stored or filed. Copyright - Lou Wheeland Photography PRESS PHOTOS BY LOU WHEELANDSouth Whitehall Police Community Relations Officer Jason Grozier finishes recording data for EZ Child ID for township residents Casey Malore, 1, and dad, Michael, at Get Prepared Parkland at Parkland High School. The program creates a DVD with the child’s information and a paper with their fingerprints. Nothing is stored or filed. Copyright - Lou Wheeland Photography
Having fun with Cetronia Ambulance Corps’ Andy Ambulance are Gabriella Torres and Paige Pryor, both 7; and Austin Torres, 3. LVHN Cardiology Outreach Kyle Gordon, Cetronia Ambulance Corps EMT Brianna Bennicoff, Controller and EMT Judy Drybola-Brokaw, and EMT Chase Morber look on at the ambulance corps’ booth. Copyright - Lou Wheeland Photography Having fun with Cetronia Ambulance Corps’ Andy Ambulance are Gabriella Torres and Paige Pryor, both 7; and Austin Torres, 3. LVHN Cardiology Outreach Kyle Gordon, Cetronia Ambulance Corps EMT Brianna Bennicoff, Controller and EMT Judy Drybola-Brokaw, and EMT Chase Morber look on at the ambulance corps’ booth. Copyright - Lou Wheeland Photography
Melissa Balliet, at the South Whitehall Emergency Management Team booth, hands a pack of crayons to Ethan Ketcham, 2, while he is held by dad, Scott. South Whitehall Emergency Management Director Jeff Kelly is in the background. Copyright - Lou Wheeland Photography Melissa Balliet, at the South Whitehall Emergency Management Team booth, hands a pack of crayons to Ethan Ketcham, 2, while he is held by dad, Scott. South Whitehall Emergency Management Director Jeff Kelly is in the background. Copyright - Lou Wheeland Photography
Tri-Clover Fire Company Chief Jeff Johnson joins David Hein, Carol Facchiano and South Whitehall Board of Commissioners President Tori Morgan at Get Prepared Parkland at the high school. Copyright - Lou Wheeland Photography Tri-Clover Fire Company Chief Jeff Johnson joins David Hein, Carol Facchiano and South Whitehall Board of Commissioners President Tori Morgan at Get Prepared Parkland at the high school. Copyright - Lou Wheeland Photography
Visiting the Upper Macungie Township Emergency Response Team are Euny Lee, and Esther, 7, and Daniel, 8, Kim, of South Whitehall. Mel Shiels explains the function of the CERT program to the family. Copyright - Lou Wheeland Photography Visiting the Upper Macungie Township Emergency Response Team are Euny Lee, and Esther, 7, and Daniel, 8, Kim, of South Whitehall. Mel Shiels explains the function of the CERT program to the family. Copyright - Lou Wheeland Photography
Lehigh County Animal Response Team member Brian Hite talks with Leah, 5, and Mark Munoz, 3, and mom, Genesis Ortiz, about the animal rescue program in the county. Copyright - Lou Wheeland Photography Lehigh County Animal Response Team member Brian Hite talks with Leah, 5, and Mark Munoz, 3, and mom, Genesis Ortiz, about the animal rescue program in the county. Copyright - Lou Wheeland Photography

Parkland residents learn the importance of preparedness

Thursday, October 10, 2019 by LOU WHEELAND Special to The Press in School

South Whitehall, North Whitehall, and Upper Macungie townships presented their annual program, “Get Prepared Parkland” Sept. 14 at Parkland High School.

With displays from multiple emergency agencies, as well as informational booths, the program was designed to help Parkland School District residents prepare for unseen emergency events such as hurricanes or heavy snow storms.